CASBAA Welcomes Todd Miller and William Wade to Board of Directors
Hong Kong, Oct 22, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - CASBAA, the Asia Pacific
multichannel TV association, today announced the election of Todd Miller,
Chief Executive Officer, Celestial Tiger Entertainment and William Wade,
President and CEO, AsiaSat to the Board of Directors. Re-elected as Chairman
of CASBAA was Marcel Fenez, Global Leader, Entertainment & Media Practice,
PricewaterhouseCoopers and re-elected for additional terms on the Board were
Janice Lee, Managing Director, TV and New Media, PCCW Ltd. and Mark Patterson,
CEO Asia Pacific, GroupM.
"We are delighted to welcome William Wade and to have Todd Miller return
to the CASBAA Board of Directors. With their vast experience and wide-ranging
knowledge of the multichannel TV landscape in the region, Miller and Wade will
prove to be invaluable in helping chart the future of the Association,"
said Marcel Fenez, Chairman, CASBAA. "We are also pleased to have to
continued support of Lee and Patterson whose contributions to the governance
of the Association has been an integral part of our success."
Todd Miller, Chief Executive Officer of Celestial Tiger Entertainment, is
responsible for driving the company's core businesses of branded pay-TV
channels, content creation and content distribution across Asia and beyond.
Prior to joining Celestial Tiger Entertainment, Mr. Miller spent 17 years at
Sony Pictures Television, where he last served as Executive Vice President,
Networks, Asia-Pacific, overseeing and managing over 25 television networks
and channel investments in the region. Mr. Miller has previously served two
terms on the Board of Directors of CASBAA.
William Wade was appointed as CEO on 1 August 2010 to lead AsiaSat, with his
title changed to President & CEO from 1 January 2011. Prior to assuming
his role as CEO, he had served as AsiaSat's Deputy CEO for 16 years. Mr.
Wade has over 26 years' experience in the satellite and cable television
industry. Prior to joining AsiaSat in April 1994, he was with Hutchison
Whampoa, as Director of Business Development for Pan Asian Systems, and was in
charge of all sales and regional operations.
Miller and Wade will be replacing retiring members Robert Gilby, SVP & MD,
Disney-ABC International Television (Asia Pacific) and Steve Marcopoto,
President and Managing Director, Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific.
Added Fenez: "On behalf of the Board of Directors, Council of Governors
and the Executive Office, CASBAA would also like to recognize the incredible
efforts and hard work of both Robert Gilby and Steve Marcopoto. Their guidance
and dedication to the evolution of the Association will be greatly
Established in 1991, CASBAA is the Association for digital multichannel TV,
content, platforms, advertising and video delivery across geographic markets
throughout the Asia-Pacific. CASBAA and its members reach nearly 470 million
connections within a regional footprint ranging from China to Australasia,
Japan to Pakistan. The CASBAA mission is to promote the growth of multichannel
TV and video content via industry information, networking exchanges and events
while promoting global best practices. To view the full list of CASBAA
members, and more information, please visit www.casbaa.com .
Associate Director, PR & Communications
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